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Robert Galloway to receive distinguished alumnus award from Pratt School of Engineering at Duke

Mar. 3, 2010—Robert Galloway, professor of biomedical engineering, is the 2010 Distinquished Alumnus of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. He is being honored for his pioneering work in image-guided surgery and other therapies. Galloway also is a professor of surgery and a professor of neurosurgery. He is the director of the Center for Technology-Guided...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News


Junior engineering competition draws 13 high school teams to VUSE

Mar. 2, 2010—Thirteen teams from eight mid-state high schools met Feb. 26 at Vanderbilt University’s Engineering School to participate in a Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) program – TEAMS – that challenged students to examine the engineering involved in providing safe water to everyone. The 2010 event drew the largest response to date and included teams from...

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Alumni News


CEE to host sustainable buildings forum for industry professionals

Feb. 17, 2010—The Construction Management Program in the department of civil and environmental engineering is hosting a one-day forum on “Sustainable Buildings:  Progress, Practice and Challenges” for architects, engineers, planners and contractors. Local and national sustainability leaders who have incorporated green building practices in their designs, construction, and building operations will deliver presentations and participate in panel...

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Civil and Environmental Engineering News


Aerospace Club conducts full-scale rocket launch in preparation for USLI contest

Feb. 16, 2010—The Vanderbilt Aerospace Club braved harsh winter weather Feb. 13 to conduct its first full-scale rocket launch with a mock-up payload at a launching grounds in Elizabethtown, Ky. The trials in Kentucky are in preparation for the NASA University Student Launch Initiative (USLI) Competition near Huntsville, Ala., in April. With a L610 motor, the rocket...

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Mechanical Engineering News


BME student helps create library in apartment to promote literacy among Hispanic children

Feb. 15, 2010—  On a cold, rainy Saturday at the Clairmont Apartments in East Nashville, a group of Spanish-speaking children from the area gathered inside one particularly colorful and lively unit, paying close attention to their teachers, Vanderbilt undergraduates Jillian Currie and Thomas Davis. In the day’s lesson, the children were learning English words and phrases related...

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Alumni Biomedical Engineering News


Junior engineering competition brings high school teams to VUSE

Feb. 10, 2010—Tennessee high school teams will meet Feb. 26 at Vanderbilt University’s School of Engineering to participate in a Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) program – TEAMS – that challenges students to use the practical applications of math and science to answer engineering questions about everyday world challenges. The 2010 theme is “Water, Water Everywhere!” Students...

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Alumni News


Engineering students launch new apps for iPhone, Android

Feb. 8, 2010—Free IPhone and Android apps created to help students navigate campus, find events and dine Finding out where to eat, what’s happening and how to get around are common questions on every college campus. Now at Vanderbilt University, the answers to these questions can be quickly and easily found using new applications developed by Vanderbilt...

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Alumni Electrical Engineering and Computer Science News


NAE president Charles Vest to deliver Hall Lecture Feb. 23

Jan. 20, 2010—Charles M. Vest, president of the National Academy of Engineering and president emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver the School of Engineering’s John R. and Donna S. Hall Lecture Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. in Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema. A reception will follow the lecture. Vest’s lecture title is “Engineering, Innovation, and the...

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